R.I.P. Dave Munden, drummer with the Tremeloes
who also sang lead vocal on the group's version
of Yellow River,
which the band originally decided to release
as a single. They decided not to, and Christie
was formed to record it. The rest is history.
Here's the original record sleeve
for the Mexican release of Guantanamera.
Read more about this unusual
Here's an historic photo: members
of Christie, Edison Lighthouse and Worth on their
way to Guernsey and Jersey as part of the groups'
well-received college tour. Read
more about it here.
comments and messages from fans! Keep them coming
magazine of the Peforming Rights Society recently
interviewed Jeff about the 50th anniversary of Yellow
can read it here.
It's almost 50 years ago that Yellow
River topped the UK charts for three weeks;
May 30, June 6 and June 13, 1970. The success of
the record enabled Christie to be voted No 1 Group
of the Year. Here's
a recording made for a BBC broadcast.
In 1970, sales of Yellow
River throughout the world were so high it
Records the most succssful record company of
the year. 2020 marks the single's 50th anniversary!
Millions of people throughout the world grew up
with the song and even today, Jeff continues to
receive messages from fans who have wonderful memories
associated with listening to the happy, bright tune
as it became part of their lives.
Do you have a personal story associated
with Yellow River?